De Medaille van de Bevrijding van Koeweit (Saoedi-Arabië)

Medal for the Liberation of Kuwait, issued in Saudi Arabia, 1991

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De Medaille van de Bevrijding van Koeweit, Ingesteld in 1992 door koning Fahd ibn Abdulaziz van Saoedi-Arabië voor verleende dienst tijdens de campagne Bevrijding van Koeweit (Golfoorlog) Deels geëmailleerd witmetaal, 40 mm, met baton, in doosje van uitgifte (138 x 69 mm). (Verkocht)




Medal for the Liberation of Kuwait, 1991 (Wisam al-Tahrir al-Kuwait, AH 1411) with ribbon bar, in fitted embossed case of issue. Fifteen-pointed partially gilt metal star with blunt rays and with a shorter blunt ray between each of the arms, with ring to the reverse for ribbon suspension; the face with a circular central cupro-nickel medallion depicting the shape of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on a terrestrial globe within an imposed gilt circle with a stylised laurel wreath, the royal crown above, surmounted by the crossed swords and palm tree from the royal Saudi cipher, a swallow-tailed ribbon below inscribed ‘LIBERATION OF KUWAIT’ in Arabic and then Latin characters; the reverse plain stippled; on original ribbon brooch-mounted for wear; with corresponding ribbon bar with gilt Saudi emblem and mounted for wear; in original fitted embossed case of issue. The Medal was instituted in 1991 to be awarded to those who participated in the liberation of Kuwait (Operation Desert Storm) from Iraqi occupation between 17 January and 28 February 1991. (sold)

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